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Ngoma Ep 6: An Oliver Mtukudzi Special Show

October 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Ngoma episode 6 is a special show featuring Oliver Mtukudzi. He is without doubt one, of the biggest star from Zimbabwe, who has many tracks in his stable. A social commentator, Mtukudzi has used his music to talk about pertinent issues that include gender based violence, HIV and AIDS, among others.

In episode 6, get ready to dance to memorable numbers like Hear Me Lord, Todii, Tozeza, Neria and Ndakuvara.  It  is a rich menu. It is a peak into what Mtukudzi has done over the year and the inspiration he  has elicited.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc5QxXTV8KA

Ngoma, continues and ’tis Sizzling

October 21, 2014 1 comment

Ngoma, a musical journey across Africa continues. In this week’s edition, we set off in South Africa where we listen to Shaluza Max’s hot number Mangase, groovy.

We then make a stopover in Nairobi, Kenya with a fine combination of two songbirds– Suzanne Owiyo (Kenya) and Mbilia Bel (DR Congo). The duo performs Lo, which was produced by Ketebul.

Many have listened to Oliver Mtukudzi famous number Todii but the video has not been popularised. In Ngoma, you now get a chance to listen and view Todii, from one of Zimbabwe’s finest musician and social commentator.

From Zimbabwe, we fly to Bamako, Mali. Mali is the land of many great African musicians. The late Ali Farka Toure, the king of the blues, Salif Keita amongst others. In this week’s edition, we listen to Rokia Traore with a memorable number Tuit Tuit.

The journey ends in the sandy beaches of Cape Verde. It has also produced famous musicians like the late Cesaria Evora. One of her protégée is Gabriela Mendes who sends us home with Tradicao.

Enjoy Ngoma, a musical journey across Africa.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESx4WoIdA-U

 

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